uxoricide

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Words related to uxoricide

a husband who murders his wife

the murder of a wife by her husband

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Of doctors who commit murder within the context and confines of their private lives, and for personal reasons, there has never been any shortage, uxoricides mostly, from Dr.
Uxoricides were not honorable, fair fights between equals.
Jurors typically rejected honor-based justifications for uxoricide, for not even evidence of their wives' infidelity protected Chicago men from conviction.
If a sense of justice and chivalry undergirded convictions in uxoricide trials, feelings of terror and vulnerability fueled convictions in robbery-homicide cases.